Best Of The Rest

It’s time for more of the best from around the web, but this time it’s a video special! Some highlights, some history, and even a full match for your viewing pleasure.


Canada vs Uruguay 1996

Another classic video from a different era of rugby, as a fresh-faced Canada faced Uruguay in the first match of the now-defunct Pan-American Championships.


Crusaders vs Chiefs 1999

Video from the archives, it’s the opening match of the 1999 Super 12 tournament, with eventual champions Canterbury Crusaders taking on the Waikato Chiefs.


Best Of The Rest

Nine articles from around the rugby world worth checking out, covering some Six Nations history, questionable club recruitment, the whereabouts of Rocky Elsom, Nigel Owens, the IRB Sevens, and more.


Best of the Rest

Nine articles from elsewhere worth having a look at, involving coaching philosophy, referee reviews, rucking, restarts, the Bledisloe Cup, prop forwards, and the possibility of a North American World Cup.


This & That

Some musings from around the rugby world about odd selections, replacements, anthems, hakas, uniforms, dual cards, and a certain punch-up involving a couple Tier 2 nations somewhere in eastern Europe.


The Breakdown

The Maori scored six tries against Canada, all from mistakes. Let’s take a closer look at what exactly went wrong on the defensive side of things for the home side.